This class will include a 1 HOUR Q&A and a PREPARED READING SESSION with an experienced casting director.
Tineka puts a lot of emphasis on the business side of the industry and this class will include a longer Q&A that usual. Due to this, the class might run about 3.5 hours. DO NOT sign-up for this class if you are not prepared to stay for the entire class time.
Tineka Becker is an independent casting director, based in Los Angeles. Formerly the Manager of Feature Casting at Paramount Pictures, she has also worked with some of the top casting offices in LA. Credits with those offices include (select list): Tom Ford’s directorial debut A Single Man, Doug Liman’s Fair Game, Twilight: New Moon, X-Men: Apocalypse, Moneyball, Little Fockers, A Better Life (Oscar nom for Demian Bichir), Heaven is for Real, Peter Jackson’s The Lovely Bones, Robert Zemeckis's A Christmas Carol w/ Jim Carrey, The Conners on ABC, as well as the FX series Trust, directed by Danny Boyle. Since going out on her own, her projects have premiered at Sundance, LA Film Festival, Marché du Film @ Cannes, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Mill Valley Film Festival, Catalina Film Festival, Seattle Film Festival, Le Femme International Film Festival, Cinequest, and many others. She has cast projects for Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, Paramount, Amazon, MTV, YouTube Red, Voltage Pictures, the Weitz brothers' Depth of Field, Steve Carell’s Carousel Television, Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company, Gerber Pictures, ITV, Scythia Films, Water’s End Productions, Yellow TV & Film, and many more. Tineka was born in The Netherlands, reared in the States, and is a graduate of Northwestern University’s theater program.
Participants MUST be able to stay for the entire class. This class focuses on the business and will likely be 3.5 hours.
You must have completed a Casting Access Application prior to registering for this class.
All members must show a valid SAG-AFTRA card when they check in for the class. No admittance will be granted without your current card or receipt.
NO LATE ARRIVALS are admitted. Only those participants who have received a telephoned or e-mailed confirmation message from staff will be admitted to the session. Waitlisted individuals who have not received such confirmation will not be admitted at the door. Please do not show up if you have not been explicitly confirmed as RSVPed.
Cancellations are required by midnight the night before a class. Cancellation can only be made via the website. You cannot cancel your RSVP via email or phone. Those who have been seated by the start date are expected to comply. You must cancel your reservation before the start date if you cannot comply, or you will face a six month ineligibility period. DO NOT BE LATE. Check-in begins 15 minutes to the class start time. If you arrive after the start time, you will not be admitted and it will be counted as a no-show.
Please note that the 30-day frequency restriction applies to this workshop. Your last frequency-restricted workshop must have taken place no less than 30 (thirty) days prior to this event to be eligible to register
This program is for educational purposes only.